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Brazil's 1962 World Cup winner Coutinho dies

Brazil’s 1962 World Cup winner Coutinho dies

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s 1962 World Cup winning striker Coutinho passed away on Monday night. He was 75. Coutinho was considered by Pele as his favourite attacking partner at Santos FC. Coutinho’s club Santos announced the news in a statement on Twitter. The club said he died at home and[Read More…]

Australia, Brazil launch WTO action against India

Australia, Brazil launch WTO action against India

Canberra: Australia and Brazil have decided to escalate a trade dispute with India over sugar subsidies before the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Canberra said. Trade Minister Simon Birmingham announced this late Wednesday after it was decided that subsidies paid to Indian sugar farmers was leading to an abundant global supply[Read More…]

Brazil to seek Israeli help in desalination project: Bolsonaro

Brazil to seek Israeli help in desalination project: Bolsonaro

Rio De Janeiro,  Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said he wants an agreement with Israel to build desalination plants in the parched north where droughts are frequent. In a message on Twitter, Bolsonaro, who is to take office on January 1, said his appointed Science and Technology Minister Marcos[Read More…]

Truecaller bug covertly signs up Indians for UPI account amid hacking fears

India second-most spammed country in 2018: Truecaller

Bengaluru,  Brazil surpassed India to become the most spammed country in the world in 2018, according to a report from popular communication app Truecaller on Tuesday. More than six per cent of overall calls received by Indian users in 2018 were spam calls. However, the average number of spam calls[Read More…]

90% bottled water brands contaminated globally

Washington: With a market value of nearly $150 billion per year, bottled water from leading brands, including from India, have been found to be 90 per cent contaminated by microplastics, posing potential harm to humans, a report has said. The report, led by Orb Media, a US-based non-profit, revealed widespread[Read More…]

Ford EcoSport Facelift: What To Expect?

Ford EcoSport Facelift: What to expect?

The first-gen Ford EcoSport is all set to start its second innings in India with the upcoming mid-cycle update. Unlike a typical facelift, this updated Ford is touted to come with extensive changes both inside and out. Here’s what we expect out of the India-spec 2018 EcoSport. A Quick Recap  The first-gen[Read More…]

At least 91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail through tunnel

About 91 prisoners escaped a jail in northeastern Brazil by fleeing through a 30-meter tunnel. Reportedly, nine of the inmates have been found, while police are attempting to nab the remaining 82. They disappeared from the prison in Parnamirim, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. This incident happened[Read More…]

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